The Nyaya Panchayat

This Blog is written by Raman Poonia from VGU School of Law, Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur. Edited by Pranoy Singhla.In India, Nyaya Panchayats have existed since ancient times and played very important role in dispute resolution in villages. In Vedic age there were in existence of Panchayat republics. The Vedic Sabha and Samiti were having elected bodies including representative in character with voting rights to women. These institutions could probe into the conduct of kings, the misdeeds of the ministers and the abuse of power…

Amendments Done By Central Government to the NI Act

This Blog is written by Reva Gupta from Symbiosis Law School, Noida. Edited by Pranoy Singhla.
In India, the “Negotiable Instruments Act” was passed in “1881”. [1]Earlier to its implementation, the regulations of the “English Negotiable Instruments Act” applied in “India”, and the existing Act is based on the “English Act” with some revisions. Text writers speculate on the early origins of these instruments. Of course, the system of bills of trade could not have existed in early cultures; for one thing, money, which it…

Evaluating the efficiency of International Tribunals in solving war crimes

This Blog is written by Anish Bachchan from Amity Law School, Noida. Edited by Karan Dutt.
Imagine watching a World War 2 documentary on Netflix. And you got a glimpse of the Shoah or the Holocaust in layman terms. You see the gas chambers, the concentration camps, the Einsatzgruppen (Nazi Death Squads), the trains carrying dead bodies and the poor condition of people living in the concentration or extermination camps. It might startle or even disgust you. That is the grim reality of war, it is not…

Exploring The Legal Aspects Of Electronic Fetal Monitoring

This Blog is written by Tisha Roy from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. Edited by Karan Dutt.
Techniques like PND (Pre- natal Diagnostic) are performed on a developing foetus. These tests use technologies like foetoscopy, ultrasound, chorion villi biopsy etc to carry out diagnosis on foetus. These test are used to find out health conditions of child, after PND if it is found out that child has some disorder or genetic condition then parents/ mother have option to terminate the pregnancy or continue with it. However…

Assessing Human Rights In States That Follow Religious Laws For Families: A Case Study Of India

This Blog is written by Tania Abraham from Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad. Edited by Oshin Suryawanshi.
When India gained independence in 1947, its leaders discovered a unified confessional system- similar to that of Egypt- in place, under which the personal laws of Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Parsis were directly applied in civil courts by secularly trained Anglo- Indian judges. This system of personal law was formally acquired and merged into the legal system of the new state with the adoption…

How has EU Impacted Intellectual Property Rights in India?

This Blog is written by Khushi Gupta from Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, New Delhi. Edited by Oshin Suryawanshi.
Intellectual property is protected by providing the inventors the exclusive right to use their innovation, which includes the exclusion of others from using their creations. As a result, it is simple to understand why intellectual property rights (IPR) would have a direct and significant influence on business and commerce – the owner of an IPR may, in exercising his or her right, restrict the manufacturing, use, or sale of a…

Prevention of Public Safety and Individual Rights

This Blog is written by Ginit Pal Kaur Bal from Amity Law School, Noida. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
There are some basic rights which are possessed by every individual from their birth in any country such as the means of freedom, life, freedom to speech, to choose, to move etc. and this are needed to be backed up by the means of support from natural justice. such are the basic civil liberties but yet they can be inflicted by the means of the punishments , the prime and the most important work of the state is to…

An Analysis of Police Brutality in Law Enforcement in India

This Blog is written by Rithu from Ramaiah college of law, Bangalore. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
Although the Indian media does not shine much light on this issue it is a known fact that most of the police brutality which takes place in India is unaccounted for solely on the basis that they are law enforcement officers. Police brutality is the use of unnecessary force and violence by law enforcement officers. Police brutality is the abuse of power which includes physical and verbal harassment physical or…

Resolution of International Conflicts by Peaceful Means: Are Current Mechanisms for Settling International Disputes Effective?

This Blog is written by Akshara Lagisetty from Amity University, Mumbai. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
When we live in a society where the occurrence of disagreements, disputes, conflicts are very common, in the same way the occurrence of dispute between two countries is also common. But when conflict occurs in between two citizens the law governing the citizens solves the conflict, whereas when a conflict arises between countries occurs international law come into picture. United Nations, UN charter upholds…

Evaluating The Regulations Aimed at Stopping Corruptions: A Case Study of Indian Laws

This Blog is written by Shanu Agarwal from Manav Rachna University, Faridabad. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
India has a federal form of government together with a strong emphasis on local self-government. At all levels, the government and government-owned enterprises play a key role in the Indian economy – in addition to performing sovereign functions, the government has a large commercial footprint in several sectors, including defence, education, civil aviation, railways (a near monopoly), infrastructure and…

Implications of The War on Terror on the Enforcement of Criminal Law: A Case Study of India

This Blog is written by Zeeshan Husain from Indore H.R.K. Law College, Pilibhit. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
Terror is the biggest problem in the world. According to terrorist index 2020, India ranked 8th position. India is basically controlled terrorism year to year. The first law against terrorism applies in 1967. This law deals with terrorist activities and controls unlawful activities. The main objects of the law are providing justice and control the criminal, war, and terrorist activities…

Analyzing The Impact of Trade Unions and Their Work in India: Their Successes and Challenges

This Blog is written by Soham Kamble from School of Law, University of Mumbai. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
Industrial Revolution started in India at the beginning of the 18th century. Indians started building and manufacturing at a large scale. India started producing Cotton, Jute, and Silk in a larger amount. And to do so it needed workmen in great numbers. As the work was intense and at that time there were no specific laws for the workmen they were taken undue advantage of and were harassed by the employers. They…

Forced Sterilization: Who Should Be Targeted, And How Should It Be Implemented?

This Blog is written by Aditya Awasthi from Asian Law College, Noida. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
India was the first country to launch its family planning program in 1952 to control the population. During the program, the government made available many contraceptive methods to the couples like condoms, IUD, diaphragm, and sterilization. The method of sterilization gained popularity soon after the implementation and during the emergency period, around 8 million sterilizations were reported, where…

Constitutional Supremacy or Parliamentary Sovereignty

This Blog is written by Anvaya Singh from Amity Law School, Noida. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
All around the world, for the purpose of making laws, firstly, the Constitution is considered as the base as, it is considered as the supreme law of the land. The constitution provides the basic framework upon which the laws will be made in the future and if any law, if, considered to be violating the constitution then, that said law will not come into effect. But if the law has already been amended then, it will be considered…

Unregistered Medical Intervention and the Laws Pertaining to them in India

This Blog is written by Akshat Srivastava from Amity Law School, Noida. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
Use of unregistered medical intervention refers to the use of medical procedures and drugs that have shown promising results in the laboratory and in animal models but have not yet been evaluated for safety and efficacy in human. Before 2014, use of unregistered medical intervention was not under the WHO guidelines; but after the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa and the high case-fatality rate have…

Analyzing the use of Lie Detectors in Criminal Justice. How effective are the Lie Detectors?

This Blog is written by Ruthika Reddy from St. Francis College for Women, Hyderabad. Edited by Oshin Suryawanshi.
Technology has pervaded every part of our lives, changing the way we work, learn, and live. Technology is the engine that propels the world forward. Industries are striving to keep up with new techniques, which are driven not only by technological improvements but also by their application in a variety of fields. In the past few decades, the legal field has also witnessed numerous technological improvements…

A Comprehensive Evaluation Of Male And Female Rape Legislation In India: My Take

This Blog is written by Anindo Chatterjee from Amity Law School, Noida. Edited by Oshin Suryawanshi.
Rape has been a bane of civilized society for a long now. It has led to billions of scarred individuals not only physically but also mentally. Rape is a crime of the lowest niche such that some of the countries may even punish people with the death penalty just as to deter any future offenders from committing such crimes. But there is a vast grey area when seeing only from the point of Indian legislations regarding the…

Gaps In Legislation Of Child Abuse And Neglect

This Blog is written by Khushi Gupta from Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, New Delhi. Edited by Oshin Suryawanshi.
India is home to nearly 19 percent of the world’s children, making it the world’s most populous country in terms of children. In this ever-changing culture, it outlines the country’s responsibility in creating a safe refuge for children. As a result, the country grants its children a slew of basic and legal rights, while also emphasizing the importance of their protection, care, and development in its overall plans…

Probation: A Prison Reform

This Blog is written by Pranjal Rai from Amity Law School, Lucknow. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
“Hate the crime and not the criminal”, You might have heard this a zillion times. This means that we want to eliminate crime and for this, the elimination of criminals isn’t required. The criminal law in India is more into reforming offenders instead of punishing them. It is true that punishment gives a way of satisfaction to the society also on the victim, but this doesn’t reform the criminals. Especially within the cases of…

Role of Media in Misinterpretation of Women

This Blog is written by Soham Kamble from School of Law, University of Mumbai. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
Of the many influences on how we view men and women, media is the most convincing and one of the most powerful tools. Women are displayed more in domestic roles in the media or seen as a supporting characters compared to their male partner, who is featured in a more powerful role. The primary way in which media twist reality is by misinterpreting…

Problem of Unlawful Discrimination at Work Place

This Blog is written by Jatin Pandey from Dharmashastra National Law University, Jabalpur. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
Discrimination is generally defined as an act or action by which a distinction is created between individuals which are based on different factors like caste, sex, income, community, etc. Many of us faced discrimination in our life. Though we have certain legislations which prohibit unlawful and unjustifiable discrimination. There are different types of…

Legalization of Prostitution in India

This Blog is written by Shanu Agarwal from Manav Rachna University, Faridabad. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
Prostitution is legal in India. A number of related activities including soliciting , kerb crawling, owning or managing a brothel, prostitution in a hotel, child prostitution, pimping and pandering are illegal. There are, however, many brothels illegally operating in Indian cities including Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai. UNAIDS estimate there were 657,829…

The freedom of speech and the privacy right in the press and the media: when should the journalists’ rights for the freedom of expression be restricted?

This Blog is written by Anish Bachchan from Amity Law School, Noida. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
As of this writing, the question of freedom of speech is becoming more and more concerning. With the rise of government interference and internet censorship, people’s ability to express anything is disappearing. The government and the internet are not the only ones at fault. And in a time like this, the Covid-19 pandemic represents the failure to listen. This concern was…

Should Capital Punishment be Justified?

This Blog is written by Anhadinder Singh from Amity Law School, Noida. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
A capital punishment is the sentence of execution for homicide and some other capital wrongdoings (genuine violations, particularly murder, which are deserving of death). Capital punishment, or the death penalty, might be endorsed by any state governing body for homicide and other capital violations. Capital punishment can be forced for a wide scope of offenses including murder, assault, bogus prediction, sacrilege, equipped…

Critical Analysis of ‘Justice Verma Committee Recommendations’

This Blog is written by Zeeshan Husain from Indore H.R.K. Law College, U.P. Edited by Ujjawal Vaibhav Agrahari.
Justice Verma Committee was constituted to recommend amendments to the Criminal law so as provide quicker trial and enhanced punishment for criminals accused of committing sexual assault against women. The committee submitted its report on January 23, 2013. The other members on the committee were justice Leila Seth, former judge of the high court…

Human rights under Anti-Terrorism laws: Can restriction of Civil Liberties for the sake of Public Safety be justified or is this approach unacceptable?

This Blog is written by Promita Ghosh from ICFAI University, Dehradun (Department of law). Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
It is crucial that while validating the anti-terrorism laws the enactment should not be done at the fetch of human rights. There should be an equilibrium between one’s liberty and the sovereignty of the country. The United Nations defines Human Rights as the “Right to freedom of opinion & expression, including the freedom to hold opinions without an inference and to…

Covid-19 Pandemic: Challenges Before Indian Judiciary

This Blog is written by Akshat Srivastava from Amity Law School, Noida. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
The first case of COVID-19 virus infection was reported in Wuhan, China in the month of October 2019. It is the deadliest virus that causes various kinds of diseases like heart failure, coronary artery disease, cancer, high blood pressure, flu, etc. It is highly contiguous. Since it was a new virus no medicine was available for its cure. So, in order to fight against…

Central Vista Redevelopment Project – Need of Revamping?

This Blog is written by Anhadinder Singh from Amity Law School, Noida. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
Central Vista Redevelopment Project alludes to the continuous redevelopment to redo the Central Vista, India’s focal regulatory region situated close to Raisina Hill, New Delhi. The region was planned by Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker during British provincial standards and was held by the Government of India after autonomy.

Parliamentary Privileges- Loopholes And Benefits

This Blog is written by Sagun Modi from National Law University, Odisha. Edited by Priyanjali Priyadarshini.
Parliamentary privileges are a certain kind of immunity provided to a parliamentarian when he/she is discharging his/her functions in an ongoing session of the parliament or when present in the parliament. These are special privileges that allow a member of the parliament or a member of a state legislature to conduct some acts which would otherwise be not allowed outside the parliament.

State Obligation To Settle The Displaced During Development Projects

This Blog is written by Ayushee Priya from KIIT School of Law, Odisha. Edited by Lisa Coutinho.
Development projects, political conflicts, setting up protected area networks and conversation areas, and natural disasters are many such factors that give rise to shifting or displacement of people in India. International Displacement Monitoring Centre released data in 2007 that due to development projects in over 50 years, 50 million have been displaced in India.

An Understanding Of Land Ports Authority Of India

This Blog is written by Wafiya Tunnisa from Middlesex University, Dubai.  Edited by Naina Agarwal.
India is one of the many countries in the world that has a diversified border line i.e it has a varied choice of countries and nations along its borderline. India has more than 15,000 km of external which can be told as international borders with Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan.

How Can India Emerge As A Better Healthcare System Post-COVID-19? A Comparison With Global Healthcare Systems

This Blog is written by Arth Ghiya from SVKM’s Pravin Gandhi College of Law, Mumbai. Edited by Uroosa Naireen.
After almost nine months of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in India, tireless efforts of the governments both at the Central and State level to impose restrictions by way of lockdown to curb the spread of the virus, India is still the second worst-hit country in the world due to COVID-19.

All You Need to Know About Inner Line Permit

This Blog is written by Tamanna Kapoor from Symbiosis Law School, Noida. Edited by Ravikiran Shukre.
India is a country that’s known for its diversity and this is not only because of the presence of various different ethnic and cultural groups but also because it tries its best to protect these groups. The North-Eastern belt of India is one that is known for its indigenous tribes and their customs.

Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan

This Blog is written by Pallabi Choudhury from KIIT School of Law, Odisha. Edited by Prakriti Dadsena.
The whole world is fighting against the novel coronavirus or COVID-19. The 1st COVID-19 case was found on 30th January 2020 in India. From mid of March lockdown started. Due to this pandemic situation, the lawyer class people suffered in terms of livelihood, transport, etc. But after that by different planning of government such as Shramika train and other facilities the migrant workers able to return their home.

Power Of Border Security Force Of India

This Blog is written by Iesha Sharma from University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun. Edited by Amrith R.
This blog focuses on the special issues and contribution of the border security by brining focus onto its different angles of border security and addressee the practice to secure the borders. They have been trough intense it’s of securitizes. As contemporary border security, they need to go to territorial limits of states to dispersed and heterogeneous sites located beyond geographical borderlines and as well as the inside some societies to secure the existence of the border crosses.

One Nation One Standard Concept To Ensure The Quality Of Products

This Blog is written by Abhipsa Panda from KIIT School of Law, Odisha. Edited by Ujjawal Vaibhav Agrahari.
The administration is taking a shot at setting ‘one nation, one standard ‘ on the lines of ‘one nation, one ration card’ to guarantee quality items and administrations to shoppers. Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has said,” like ‘one nation, one ration card’ we will have ‘one nation, one standard’ so as to guarantee quality items in the nation,” Paswan stated, addressing the media after a gathering.

Data Localization And Cross-Border Data Transfers

This Blog is written by Kaviya Kannan from Kasturba Gandhi Degree College, Osmania University. Edited by Uroosa Naireen.
Data localisation is considered a relatively new concept in India. Data localisation is the process of localising the citizen’s data to one’s home country for its processing, storage, and collection before it goes through the process of being transferred to an international level.

Democracy V. Totalitarianism: A Suggestive Approach

This Blog is written by Mayank Raj Pranav from Gujarat National Law University. Edited by Uroosa Naireen.
Democracy and Totalitarianism are two ideas that vary from one another generally. Democracy is a type of government wherein all the residents have an equivalent state in issues concerning their lives. Then again autocracy is a political framework wherein a solitary individual presented with all forces perceives no restriction to his forces.

Policy Proposals For Export-Led Growth In India In Compliance With WTO Law

This Blog is written by Nipa Dharod from SVKM’s Pravin Gandhi College of Law, Mumbai. Edited by Uroosa Naireen.
From conventional times, trade i.e. the transfer of goods and/or services from one entity to another has been classified into two types: – Domestic trade and international trade. International trade includes export trade i.e. when goods and services produced in one country are offered for sale in another country.

Bois Locker Room-A Social Media Scandal

This Blog is written by Rachna Kumari from KIIT School of Law, Odisha. Edited by Maulika Awasthi.
The extraordinary development of data society and its reliance on Internet utilization around the globe and especially in India is along the side joined by the helplessness of social orders to cybercrime. Cybercriminals are not compelled by geological impediments as cyberspace is a free-streaming, borderless, and a worldwide issue.